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Contact tracing apps flop in France and Australia: Smartphone technology produces just 14 alerts of coronavirus risk in three weeks because of Bluetooth issues and low numbers of connections, experts say Only...

Deceased cat receives voter registration application in the mail Georgia family surprised to get a voter registration in the mail for their cat Cody, who died 12 years ago. Scratch this name off the list. An Atlanta family...

It’s hard to imagine Princess Beatrice as anything but Princess Beatrice, but the royal almost had a very different name. It seems that her grandmother, Queen Elizabeth, did not approve of the moniker...

Government tells parents they will just need to ‘control their teenagers’ outside of school hours to stop youngsters catching coronavirus and spreading it throughout classrooms when they reopen...

Call of Duty update drives ‘busiest day EVER for broadband traffic’ on Britain’s vast Openreach network June 30 saw more than 189 petabytes of data used by Openreach customers This smashed...

A CORONAVIRUS symptom tracker app has predicted the next hotspot areas which could go into lockdown. A surge in cases in Leicester led to the UK's first local lockdown with schools closed and pubs...

Author Lee Child admits he ‘doesn’t like’ his character Jack Reacher and originally planned to end bestselling thriller series with him bleeding to death on ‘filthy motel bathroom...

Elon Musk calls out Jeff Bezos for being a ‘copy cat’ on Twitter after Amazon acquires self-driving startup Zoox for $1billion The comment is in reference to Musk’s ventures with Tesla’s...

‘Pioneering’ new Meghan Markle book vows to ‘set record straight’ on ‘most talked about woman in the world’ as royal biographer explores why ‘the most charismatic...

Lib Dem Ed Davey demands a ‘new deal’ for millions of struggling carers including free travel for youngsters and the same legal protection at work as those facing racism, sexism and homophobia The...

Multi-millionaire who sold bogus ‘miracle drug’ as a ‘cure’ for cancer and HIV faces the seizure of his fleet of private jets after being ordered to repay £1.3million David Noakes,...

NHS test-and-trace regime to slow the spread of coronavirus ‘will not be up to speed until September’ Contact tracing system chief Tony Prestedge said the programme will be ‘clunky’ He...

BBC’s answer to Amazon Alexa known as ‘Beeb’ will have a ‘warm and friendly’ male northern accent to avoid ‘subservient’ female jibes BBC’s long-awaited...

Up to 200 revellers hug each other and inhale ‘hippy crack’ during 12-hour illegal rave at nature reserve before it is broken up by police for breaching lockdown rules Locals have slammed...

That was super, moon: Sky watchers are transfixed as ‘Flower moon’ rises putting on a stunning display across Europe Its name comes from the period of increased fertility and blooming plants during...

Alien life might survive on more planets than previously thought after scientists discover some organisms can thrive under atmospheres made up entirely of hydrogen Researchers found yeast and E. coli...